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Origin of Wood Type:
USA & Canada
Botanical Name:
Platanus occidentalis
Specific Gravity:
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
Color Range:
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width:
2" to 10", rarely found 11" to 24"
Typical Avg. Length:
6' to 12'
Avg. Waste Factor (?):

Wood Uses:

Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Guitar Building / Instrument making, Wood Turning, Boat Building, Wood Carving, Automotive / Aircraft Interior, Inlaying, Box Making, Timber framing and many other uses!
lumber Grades (?):

Common 1 & 2, Select and Better, FAS, Premium (Note all material is quarter sawn!

Other Trade Names:



This is one of our locally grown North American species. In order to be stable the wood must be quarter sawn.
Sycamore trees can grow to be one of the biggest domestic timbers in North America and are often left to grow to full maturity because the wood is very difficult to split for firewood and most sawmills don’t quarter saw.
Sycamore produces beautiful quarter sawn lumber in a color range from light tan to an orange brown.
*Beautiful underappreciated domestic timber
*Good for high-end furniture and cabinetry
*Has become more appreciated as a tonewood
*Displays a lace pattern on the quarter

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